“This study presents a high level overview of the First Nations on-reserve economic development landscape. It reports on the findings of interviews conducted with experienced and knowledgeable stakeholders.”
“Our report presents the findings from the interaction of symposium participants that included owners and managers of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and stakeholders from government, academia and the learning and training communities. The report includes their recommendations for encouraging increased skills development in SMEs, makes policy recommendations for all stakeholders and highlights best practices in alleviating skills pressures.”
The Mashteuiatsh Forum, held October 25, 26 and 27 of 2006, which was an inaugural event for the First Nations, was an opportunity for meetings and discussions, among stakeholders from all sectors – First Nations, Inuit, representatives of civil society, and representatives from the governments of Quebec and Canada –united around the same table. The purpose of the Forum was to bring together all parties who are concerned or who have interests in the socioeconomic development of the First Nations of Quebec.